ENG Debuts With 3-1 Record at RYZE Hoops Tip-Off

ENG United 2024 opened up the 2021 travel basketball season strong this past weekend, tallying a 3-1 record at the RYZE Hoops Tip-Off Classic in Atlanta, Georgia.

The event was held on March 27-28 at LakePoint Sports Complex, and featured some of the top 15U-17U grassroots basketball programs and players in the Southeaster U.S.  ENG United showcased well, finishing the tournament ranked #5 out of 23 teams in the 15U division, as well as seven (7) of our 10 players landing in the Top 150 performers out of more than 250 participants in the 2024 class.

Every one of our players performed well, and each one contributed heavily to the overall success of the team. We are proud of them ALL!  Those ENG United players ranked among the TOP 100 included:  Marquan Murray (#10), Jeremias Heard (#27), Quentin Rakestraw (#39), and Gabriel Mason (#65).  HONORABLE MENTIONS TOP 150 included: Charles Kimani (#113), Jordan Brabham (#114), and Jace Freeman (#142).

ENG United's four games went as follows:

  • GAME 1 vs. Elite Playmakers 15U, ENG United won 66-57
  • GAME 2 vs. Georgia Impact, ENG United lost 77-64
  • GAME 3 vs. SDA Hawks 2024, ENG United won 67-33
  • GAME 4 vs. SBT 15U, ENG United won 63-58


ENG United Joins Other Elite Teams At RYZE Hoops Tip-Off

ENG United will join a host of top 15U-17U grassroots basketball teams at the 2021 RYZE Hoops Tip-Off Classic in Atlanta, Georgia.

This event will take place March 27-28, 2021 at LakePoint Sports Complex, and will feature some of the best sponsored and independent grassroots basketball programs in the country. More than 100 college coaches/recruiters, as well as top media outlets are set to attend this live streamed event either in-person or online via the Playsight app.

ENG United will play four games at the RYZE Hoops Tip-Off Classic, as follows:

  • GAME 1 - Saturday, March 27th @ 9am (Court 7) vs. Elite Playmakers 15U
  • GAME 2 - Saturday, March 27th @ 3:15pm (Court 10) vs. Georgia Impact
  • GAME 3 - Sunday, March 28th @ 10:15am (Court 12) vs. SDA Hawks 2024
  • GAME 4 - Sunday, March 28th @ 3:15pm (Court 10) vs. SBT 15U

ENG United 15U Wins By 32 In Ryze Hoops Spring League Opener

In preparation for the 2021 national travel basketball circuit, ENG United 15U (2024) boys kicked off the season Wednesday night with a 69-37 win over the Cartersville Canes 2023 team in the RYZE Hoops Spring League 16U division.

Wednesday's game at LakePoint Sports also marked the first game ever played by an ENG United team. Thanks to smothering team defense, and solid offensive execution, ENG United got out to an early lead against the Canes and never looked back. Led by the scoring efforts of Charles Kimani (25pts), Jace Freeman (13pts), Gabriel Mason (11pts), and Marquan Murray (10pts), ENG's season opener was a decisive team win.

The team's next RYZE Hoops Spring League game will take place on Wednesday, March 24th @ 8:15pm versus North GA 16U at LakePoint Sports Complex, Court 1. The game will be streamed live online via the Playsight app.

ABOUT RYZE HOOPS:  RYZE Hoops is a new basketball platform based out of LakePoint Sports Complex in Emerson, Georgia, just outside of northwest Atlanta. RYZE Hoops includes basketball tournaments, leagues, camps and a training program. RYZE Hoops also offers national media coverage and live streaming of it's grassroots basketball events. You can follow RYZE Hoops on social media (@RYZEHoops).